Braised Garlic Chicken

Braised Garlic Chicken

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15 min 35 min 50 min 4
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Ingredients


1/4 tsp Black pepper
1 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
8 thigh(s) Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless (skinless)
1 tsp Cornstarch
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
3 leaf Basil, fresh (fresh)
8 clove(s) Garlic (peeled, chopped)
12 olive(s) Kalamata olives (halved)
1 cup Red onion (diced)
1/4 tsp Salt
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (sliced)
1 tsp, leaves Thyme, dried

Instructions


Wash chicken thighs.

Lightly coat the chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil on a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs to skillet and let them brown on each side – 2-3 minutes per side. Set aside on a separate plate.

Reduce the heat to medium and add remaining oil, onions and red bell peppers. Cook stirring for 1 minute. Add chopped garlic and cook until garlic is fragrant and onions are translucent. Set onion, garlic, red bell pepper mixture on a separate plate.

Add 1 tsp of cornstarch to 1 cup of chicken broth. Mix well. Stir into skillet along with the basil leaves and thyme.

Add the browned chicken thighs, onions, garlic and red peppers back into the skillet. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Let the chicken simmer for 30 minutes until chicken is tender.

Add the olives and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.

Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 379
Calories from fat 171
Calories from saturated fat 29.3
Total Fat 19.0 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.6 g
Cholesterol 152 mg
Sodium 733 mg
Potassium 708 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10.2 g
Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
Sugars 3.2 g
Protein 42 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 2.3
Vegetables 1.2

Energy sources


Pygal 11% 408.974567206 112.1716416 45% 456.17612539 238.557552967 44% 293.713906996 179.038400643 11% 45% 44% Carbohydrates Fat Protein
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